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Main Title Owens Valley revisited : a reassessment of the West's first great water transfer /
Author Libecap, Gary D.
Publisher Stanford Economics and Finance,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 80180228
ISBN 9780804753791; 0804753792; 9780804753807; 0804753806
Subjects Water transfer--California--Owens Valley--History ; Water transfer--Law and legislation--West (US) ; Water-supply--California--Los Angeles ; Owens River Watershed (Calif)--Water rights--History ; Water rights--West (US) ; California--Owens River Watershed ; United States, West
Internet Access
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Book review (H-Net) http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=23146
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ERAM  F868.O9L53 2007 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 12/27/2016
Collation viii, 209 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200) and index.
Contents Notes
A reexamination of Owens Valley and Western water -- The Owens Valley syndrome -- The history of the Owens Valley-to-Los Angeles water and land exchange -- The bargaining costs of land and water rights exchanges in Owens Valley -- The gains of exchange and the origin of the notion of "theft" -- Water rights and water reallocation in Owens Valley, 1935-2006 -- Water rights and water reallocation in the Mono Basin, 1935-2006 -- The costs of judicial reallocation of water rights and the public trust doctrine -- Concluding thoughts about Owens Valley and Western water.